The Kansas Association of Biology Teachers are a group of current and former educators interested in advancing the practice of science teaching within and beyond the borders of the state of Kansas. Through fellowship amongst members, the sharing of information, and the free interchange of ideas, our objective is to foster passion and appreciation for the life sciences.

Novel Mutations

Hominid Skull Analysis

This year, inspired by previous conversations in this group about using hominid skulls in the classroom, my colleagues and I worked to develop a lab ...

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In My Classroom #14 - Building a Wetland Filter Lab

Welcome to the KABT blog segment, “In My Classroom”. This is a segment that will post about every two weeks from a different member. In ...

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Time for a little Service to the Profession...

Hey everybody! There are some new Teacher Education Program Standards that would have an effect on licensure in the future. The standards are open for ...

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Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin!

So today would have been Charles Darwin's 207th birthday. It seems improbable that he would still be alive today under any circumstances (unless he knows Tupac?), ...

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Get Ready and Sign up for DNA Day

Last year, the biology folks at the University of Kansas adapted a successful program from the University of North Carolina:  DNA Day.  The teachers I ...

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Nominate an outstanding biology teacher for the KS OBTA!

Know someone that deserves recognition for all the amazing things they do to help Kansas students better learn and understand biology? Nominate them to be ...

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